News & Announcements: 04/2020

Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

Mon, 2020-04-20

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia has issued Administrative Order 20-03, which authorizes media and public access to video...

Tue, 2020-04-14

The evidentiary hearing scheduled for Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. in Sara Carter and Georgiacarry.org, Inc. v. Brian Kemp and Pinkie Toomer, Case No. 1:20-CV-1517-SCJ, will take place via telephone conference. Members of the...

Fri, 2020-04-10

Ordinarily, members of the bar of the Northern District of Georgia may apply for an attorney photo ID card (also known as the “blue card”) that allows them to bring certain equipment into the federal courthouses of the Northern District of...

Thu, 2020-04-09

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia has issued General Order 20-07, which temporarily closes the public counters in the Rome and Gainesville divisions until further notice. A copy of the...

Wed, 2020-04-01

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia has developed temporary procedures to provide an electronic means for attorneys to file sealed documents in both unsealed and sealed criminal matters. The...